A painting of earl Anthony Ashley Cooper, depicted in a long robe that is intricate with gold and burgundy colors included. He is depicted with very long, curly hair parted in the middle, as well as a slight mustache. He is seated holding a piece of paper and the room he is depicted in is also dark and elaborately decorated.

Cooper, Anthony Ashley

July 22, 1621–January 21, 1683

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  • Title Cooper, Anthony Ashley
  • Coverage July 22, 1621–January 21, 1683
  • Author
  • Keywords Lord Proprietor, first earl of Shaftesbury, Exeter College, Royal Society, colonial enterprise, lord high chancellor
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date January 22, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 11, 2016
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